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Celebrate What Works with GE and GOOD/Corps, a division of GOOD. Help us bring the focus to job creation and training, and what's working in America.

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General Electric (GE) and GOOD/Corps, a division of GOOD, have partnered to create The What Works Project, a program designed to showcase innovations, technologies and ideas working in America.

Every week, submit photos that you feel captures the spirit of innovation, success, and positive impact in America. The theme for each week's photos is announced Mondays at 9 a.m. EDT. This week's theme is education. Submit your photos here and share what you think is working in education. Not only will you be celebrating all the good things that are happening around us, you'll also be supporting nonprofits and have a chance to win cash prizes.

Here's how you can participate:

  • Starting each Monday, submit your photos around the week's theme. (This week, it's education). Each photo submission gives you a chance to win one of five weekly $500 giveaways—plus GE will donate $1 per submission to that week's featured nonprofit.
  • Share your submission with friends and family. Every time a photo gets a "heart" an automatic $1 donation will be given to that week's featured nonprofit. This week's nonprofit is East End Adult Education Center, which provides free quality education programs to Cincinnati's East End area residents.
  • You can also generate an additional $1 donation for the nonprofit by "liking" GE's Facebook page.
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Learn more about how you can get involved, help nonprofits, and win cash prizes here.

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